Basin PLAYS initiative helps kids get active
Healthy lifestyle for children and youth lead to healthy lifestyles for life. To help make this happen, Columbia Basin Trust’s $3-million, multi-year Basin Physical Literacy and Youth Sport (PLAYS) initiative that works with community sports groups, schools, volunteer coaches and others to provide resources and support they need to help kids be more active.
The initiative will offer training and capital improvement grants, an online resource hub, build relationships with community sports organizations, and collaborate with school districts to support physical literacy and sports in schools.
HIGH FIVE® Trainer Training Opportunity
Basin HIGH FIVE® Trainer Training Accepting Applications – Limited Space
The Basin PLAYS program is supporting up to 12 candidates to be trained as HIGH FIVE® Trainers.
The HIGH FIVE® Trainer Course is taking place May 31 to June 2 in the Columbia Basin. This course is designed for people responsible for the training and evaluation of staff in an organization and who have extensive experience with children’s programming and/or recreation and sport.
Applicants must have HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development and QUEST 2 certification to be eligible for the training. Principles of Healthy Child Development and QUEST 2 courses will be held in the Basin in April 6/7.
Spaces are limited and the deadline to apply is February 14, 2019.
For more information or to receive the application package, contact Mike Kent, Basin PLAYS Coordinator at email@example.com.